Homeless man gets 15 years for stealing $100
A homeless man robbed a Louisiana bank and took a $100 bill. After feeling remorseful, he surrendered to police the next day. The judge sentenced him to 15 years in prison.
Roy Brown, 54, robbed
the Capital One bank in Shreveport, Louisiana in December 2007. He approached the teller with one of his hands under his jacket and told her that it was a robbery.
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Ex-Taylor, Bean CEO Paul Allen Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison for Fraud
By Tom Schoenberg – Jun 22, 2011 7:01 AM GMT+0300
Former Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp. chief executive officer Paul Allen
sentenced to about 3 1/2 years in prison in federal court in Virginia for his role in a $3 billion fraud scheme.
Allen, 55, yesterday became the sixth person sent to prison by U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema for participating in a fraud that duped some of the largest U.S. financial institutions. The scheme also targeted the federal bank bailout program and contributed to the failure of Montgomery, Alabama- based Colonial Bank and its parent, Colonial BancGroup Inc.